MBA Core Curriculum

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Business knowledge is in high demand in every area of work. This MicroMasters® program in MBA Core Curriculum is designed for professionals in any discipline who are looking to set themselves apart and accelerate their careers.

Business knowledge is in high demand in every area of work. From high-tech start-ups to non-profits, organisations are looking to leverage best practices from the business world to achieve their objectives. That’s why the MBA is widely recognised as a career accelerator, regardless of the industry you’re in.

With the MicroMasters® program in MBA Core Curriculum, you will develop business insights and learn to lead others to achieve strategic goals. You’ll learn the different functional areas of a firm, how each area defines success, and how the functions work together to create success in the marketplace. You will be able to build and lead successful teams, influence others, and deliver high-quality outcomes on time and within budget.

The MicroMasters® program in MBA Core Curriculum has also been designed to grow your professional and social networks. We will help you find people like yourself, both in your region and around the world, who are looking to advance their careers. In addition to facilitated discussions in your classes, you will be encouraged to interact with colleagues in real time by forming small study groups, holding virtual coffee hours, and discussing current articles and trends in business.

Are you ready? Turbocharge your career with the MicroMasters® program in MBA Core Curriculum from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, offered through the edX® platform.

The MBA Core Curriculum MicroMasters® programme from the University of Maryland includes the following courses:

Marketing Management
Learn key marketing strategies and tactics to help your company develop products that match customers' needs, create awareness and demand for those products, and drive sales. 
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Leadership and Influence
Develop the skills to motivate and inspire others so you can confidently lead your organisation to success.
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Financial Accounting
Financial accounting is the language of business. Learn to effectively intepret financial information to make sound decisions and confidently communicate to other leaders in your firm and with potential investors, shareholders, and creditors.
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Data Analysis for Decision Making
Use data analysis to gather critical business insights, identify market trends before your competitors, and gain advantages for your business.
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Strategic and Transformational IT
Learn about the explosion of technologies that are transforming business and how to strategically leverage technologies to maximise the value – and minimise the risk – to your firm.
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Corporate Finance
Develop the ability to identify and resource high-value strategic initiatives and ensure a high rate of return for your firm's investments.
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Global Business Strategy
Learn how to capitalise on opportunities, and manage the challenges of the global marketplace, and leverage this dynamic environment for long-term value.
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  • Start date
    14 April 2019
  • Programme duration
    7 weeks per course
  • Estimated effort
    8-10 hours per week, per course
  • Courses
    7 Courses
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  • Fee
  • Language
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  • Devise the right marketing strategy for your idea or firm
  • Use the vast information available in the world today to gain insight, create a competitive edge, and avoid being tomorrow’s data breach headline
  • Evaluate corporate investment opportunities to drive shareholder value
  • Use the language of business to communicate financial information to investors, shareholders, creditors, and regulators
  • Interact with those in the “C” suite, speaking their language and making your case for your ideas
  • Lead a team of people and use your influence to achieve strategic goals
  • Create the right strategy for your firm to gain a competitive advantage over others in your market space, domestically and globally

Meet Student Advisors

Arlene Lanser

Pearson Student Advisor

Meet our Faculty

Anandasivam Gopal

Professor of Information Systems, Van Munching Faculty Fellow

Anil Gupta

Michael D. Dingman Chair in Strategy and Entrepreneurship

David Godes

Dean's Professor of Marketing, Marketing Department Chair

Gilad Chen

Organisational Behaviour Department Chair

Henry Lucas

Professor of Information Systems Robert H. Smith Chair of Information Systems